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A pale amethyst snuff bottle

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1780 – 1820
Height: 6.4 cm.

Pale amethyst with spiderweb-like inclusions, the large bottle of rounded square form with a broad cylindrical neck and recessed foot, carved with a large mock-mask ring-handle on each shoulder.

Compare to a similar example of nearly same size from the J & J collection published in Moss et al. (1993), vol. I, cat. no. 102.

Provenance 起源: Linda F. Crawley

Published 发布: Asiantiques, A Fascination for Miniatures: The Linda F. Crawley Collection of Chinese Snuff (2008), cat. no. 36

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